Definition for the Tagalog word pala:
[enclitic] after all; surprisingly; indeed; so; oh, I just realized; said after a fact one has just discovered
Pala Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Hindî ko alám na idinaos na palá ang kasál nilá
I didn't know they got married.
Akalà ko bibisita lang si
Ann sa kapatíd niyá sa
America. Hindî ko alám na tuluyan na palá siyáng doón títirá
I thought Ann was just going to visit her sibling in America. I did not know that she would already live there eventually.
It's becoming night/dark already!
Which reminds me, ... / By the way, ...
Nagtátrabaho pa palá kayó roón
So you're still working there. (formal) (indicates surprise)
Sa tahanan lang palá matátagpuán ang tunay na kaligayahan
I realize that true happiness can be found at home.
John came (surprisingly). / John came after all.
Oh, yes! It's my turn now! (I didn't realize!)
Hindî ko namalayan na umuwî na palá si
I did not realize that David already went home.
Nabanggít nga pala ni
Alice na bakâ hindî siyá makapuntá sa kasál mo
By the way, Alice mentioned that she may not be able to go to your wedding.
Biglâng naisip ni
Jane na mahál na palá niyá si
Jane suddenly came to realize that she already loves Dick.
Hindî naramdamán ni
Tom na may dumukot na palá ng pitaka niyá sa bulsá
Tom did not notice that someone already picked his wallet from his pocket.
Alternate spelling(s): plaAlternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.
Words spelled the same with a different pronunciation, stress, or definition:
[noun] blessing; grace; favor
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Related Filipino Words:palapalàsiyangá palápagpapalàgantimpalàmapalâ
Related English Words:soafter allsurprisinglyindeedoh i just realized
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